Thu, 21 Mar 2019

Heavy fighting continues in Yemen despite truce

With the UN announcing a  new plan  to shore up the December 2018  Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, the ...

Pompeo renews call for end to isolation of Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait  - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has renewed a call for Gulf countries to settle their ...

Devastation in south-west Africa growing by the hour

The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said ...

Four road deaths in Ireland on bank holiday weekend

DUBLIN, Ireland - Over the 3-day holiday weekend, 16-18 March 2019, four people died in road traffic collisions in Ireland. ...

Stopping the spread of hatred on social media

The deadly  attack on two mosques in Christchurch , New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others ...

Northern Ireland mourns 3 teenagers who died in tragic circumstances

CO. TYRONE, Northern Ireland - A major investigation is continuing into the events of Sunday night in Cookstown, in County ...

Dozens of Afghan security forces 'surrender' to Taliban

KABUL, Afghanistan - Authorities in Afghanistan confirmed Monday that the Taliban captured 58 government forces during recent fighting in a ...

Police in Netherlands launch manhunt for tram shooter

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - Three people were killed, while several others were injured during a shooting inside a tram in the Dutch ...

Livestream in Christchurch goes beyond 'theatre of terror'

The shocking mass-shooting in Christchurch on Friday is notable for using livestreaming video technology to broadcast horrific first-person footage of ...

U.S. president weighs into John McCain again, despite his death

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has renewed his attacks on former Senator John McCain, months after the senator ...

Afghans battle with flood aftermath

Besieged by months of drought and long-term conflict, rural communities in large swathes of Afghanistan are facing yet another emergency: ...

Afghanistan Again Postpones Presidential Election

ISLAMABAD - Officials in Afghanistan have delayed the country's presidential election for a second time, setting Sept. 28 as the ...

It's now time for MPs to decide: Theresa May on Brexit

London [United Kingdom], Mar 21 (ANI): Shortly after the UK requested the European Union (EU) for an extension to Article ...

A Tale of Two Defendants: One Freed, One Still on Trial

When Indonesian Siti Aisyah was brought to the Sepang court to be charged for the murder of North Korean Kim ...

Ukraine Introduces New Sanctions Against Russia

KYIV, UKRAINE - Ukraine's president has ordered new sanctions against Russian companies and individuals involved in construction and other activities ...

Israeli Army Warns of New Hezbollah Threat

JERUSALEM - A Hezbollah commander who allegedly headed a 2007 raid on an American base in Iraq, which ended with ...

In Jerusalem, Pompeo Takes Jab at US Democrats on Anti-Semitism

JERUSALEM - Top U.S. diplomat Mike Pompeo issued a thinly veiled jab at U.S. Democrats over anti-Semitism on Wednesday, following ...

Pompeo, Netanyahu Discuss How To Counter 'Iranian Aggression'

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have discussed ways to 'roll back Iranian aggression' ...

Which Russian banks are the most reliable

Unicredit Bank Mikhail Voskresenskiy/Sputnik Whether you're looking to hoard millions of dollars or to set up a simple checking account, ...

Can Russia be considered a superpower

While the military and political capacity of Russia remains undoubted, its economic influence lags behind. Natalya Nosova Politicians and experts ...

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Greenback dives after Federal Reserve says no more rate hikes in 2019

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. Federal Resreve surprised on Wednesday, following its regular two day monthly meeting on ...

Tokyo stocks rise, rest of Asia slips

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian bourses were mixed on Wednesday with Australian and Chinese indices trading in the red, while markets ...

Creed busy in Brussels on no-deal Brexit impacts on Ireland

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The future of Irish beef exports, and other issues that will face European farmers in the event ...

Mixed markets in U.S. on Tuesday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Tuesday, although moves in either direction were unremarkable. Holding investors ...

Varadkar meets head of EC Donald Tusk in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - The leader of the Irish government, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar met with the President of the European ...

Etihad looking to bail out Jet Airways

MUMBAI, India - India's second largest airline Jet Airways on Monday announced it had grounded four more aircraft and cancelled all ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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